Cape Town Opera Presents ‘SHORTS: A Festival of Pocket Operas’

(Image credit: Allegra Bernacchioni) Cape Town Opera has announced “SHORTS: A Festival of Pocket Operas” is set to take place at the Artscape Arena April 11-21. The series of concise operas is a celebration of operatic innovation and storytelling features the world premiere of Conrad Asman’s “Trial by Media,” Francis Poulenc’s “La voix humaine,” and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Impresario.” {…}

Cape Town Opera Presents South African Premiere of Pauline Viardot’s ‘Cendrillon’

Photo Credit: Fiona MacPherson Cape Town Opera, along with AM Productions, will present the South African premiere of Fred Abrahamse’s new adaptation of Pauline Viardot’s “Cendrillon.” Abrahamse shared in a press release that, “Besides this show being an absolute joy for multi-generational theatre-goers, Cinderella is the ideal way to introduce young children to opera being fun, visually and musically delightful {…}